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Friends turn on fourteen-year-old killing him; Police say it is drug related

A chilling murder took place in the Orange Wald District in the past few days. A fourteen-year-old boy from the village of Yo Creek died a horrible death. His head [...]

A Chinese Store Owner is Gunned Down in Bella Vista

In the village of Bella Vista in the Toledo District, a Chinese grocer was the second victim of murder during the Tenth holiday. Shortly after seven o’clock on Tuesday night, [...]

One Suspect in Custody for Murder of Chinese Businessman

This afternoon, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams spoke briefly on the murder of Jingzhang Wu. He also confirmed that a suspect has been detained for the deadly shooting.   Chester [...]

Four men are charged for a drug bust at an illegal airstrip off the Coastal Road

Police are moving swiftly with charges relating to one of the biggest drug busts in Belize. Four of six foreigners were arraigned today for the drug plane that landed at [...]

1,341 Kilos of Cocaine!

According to Commissioner of Police Chester Williams, the two hospitalized suspects will be criminally charged once they are discharged from the K.H.M.H. When the six men were apprehended on Sunday [...]

Illegal Airstrips; Here, There, Everywhere?

The illegal plane landing took place on an illegal airstrip on private property off the Coastal Road in the Belize District. It is believed that the men legally entered through [...]

Reynaldo Verde facing Extortion charges in the US

There are further details tonight on the arrest of senior government official, Reynaldo Verde. Verde is the deputy director of the Belize Tax Service Department. Over the past weekend he [...]

Aerators Reviving the New River

An expert from the Department of Environmental and Forest Biology at the State University of New York says that the quick-fix solution to the New River crisis may cause more [...]

Kraal road resident is charged for George Street shooting

A well-known Kraal Road resident, who is no stranger to police, picked up a second attempted murder charge today in court for Sunday morning’s shooting on George Street when two [...]

Family of Adamira Choc desperately looking for her

A Belmopan family is desperately looking for their missing teen, Adamira Choc. She has been missing for days and the Choc’s have organized search parties in the hope of finding [...]

Villagers to be charged for assaulting police officers in San Victor Village

Corozal Police continue to look into the incident in which a police officer shot and injured two men in San Victor, Corozal. The village is a hot spot for the [...]

Classes resume at La Inmaculada

Children were back in class today at La Inmaculada R.C. School, Orange Walk Town.  According to School Principal Lenny Umaña, the day went by without incident. The enrolment is more [...]

Change in Corozal Police Formation Raises Eyebrows

There is more from the police; a change in command in the Corozal Police Formation is planned. Regional Commander Senior Superintendent Luis Castellanos is weeks away from retirement so Senior [...]

Commissioner of Police listens to residents in Corozal Town

The Commissioner of Police Chester Williams addressed a number of issues today; he was in Corozal Town as he makes his rounds joining officers in different municipalities in their weekly [...]

The importance of Literacy

Literacy is important to life skills and while there are improvements since the Literacy programme was launched, students are still challenged with understanding what they read. This morning, the Ministry [...]

More than three thousand cases of dengue detected countrywide

There is an update on the number of dengue cases detected in the country. The Office of the Director of Health Services states that the total number of cases countrywide [...]

Tenth Day Speeches

Two hundred and twenty-one years ago, British loggers known as Baymen successfully warded off a flotilla of Spanish ships during the famous Battle of Saint George’s Caye.  That day, September [...]

Citizens celebrate the 10th with gusto

The citizen’s parade took off after the official ceremonies at the Memorial Park. This year, it did not appear as grand as previous years. Some government ministers walked the parade [...]

Soca Moca is the winner of Carnival Road March 2019

The activities for this year’s Carnival festivities culminated on Saturday September seventh, 2019 with a massive road march which was viewed by thousands. Participating were over a dozen mas bands [...]